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... I got back to the sun bed, MDW and Sylvia were comparing cabins. Our cabin, which we thought was pretty flash because we gave a balcony, is nothing compared to Sylvia's. She has WIR, huge balcony, separate living room, two phones and two 26" flat screen TVs. We gave one 1970s style 14" TV. I think Sylvia is the real Ms Millionaire! And her room has a bath! Wait it's a spa bath. Let's now refer to Sylvia as Ms Mill. She has promised ...
Our next stop is Isle of Pines, discovered by Captain Cook in the late 1700's. It's a beautiful island whose name describes it perfectly; white sandy beaches densely covered with huge pine trees. We go for an early morning snorkel, and are lucky to spot a couple turtles, a cuttlefish (unusual for that area), lots of cool jelly fish and an octopus with a head the size of a bowling ball. Rox didn't scream in her mask, and ...
... us, pulsed with
At lunch time, men cut fresh coconuts
for drinking. Before each hut, women presided over hot steaming
Bougna. The fresh Bougna was seen on every womans hands, as they
offered their local delicacy to us to eat. Bougna`s are a staple
food of life in New Caledonia. They are made of vegetables like
potatoes, taros, bananas, and chicken or fish, all with coconut milk
cooked in banana leaves over ...
... the tide is quite dangerous in the bay with swimming not recommended. We instead walked along the beach and on the rock formations right next to it.
Our next stop was in the Plage de la Roche Percée that takes its name from a massive boulder with… you guessed it… a huge whole through it. It was here that I finally managed to jump into the Pacific waters. And what a marvelous feeling it was to swim through ...
... after the cyclone hits Noumea, the computer models are predicting it will turn south to where we will be located. The captain will provide another update today. We have an invitation to brunch with the captains at 11:00 am as we were past cruisers. All of us except Beth and Chappy will attend. The weather is sunny and about 28C today. Still winds are about 25 mph so it does not feel too hot. ...